Brooklyn is in the midst of an unprecedented building boom. The area is densely populated, and with countless construction projects underway, residents, visitors, and construction workers are at high risk of being injured by falling objects and debris. If you have been injured by a falling object or debris, contact the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC for a free case evaluation.
Our experienced Brooklyn personal injury attorneys can evaluate the value of your injury case and advise you how to move forward with a claim or lawsuit against the liable parties.
In cases related to serious injuries from falling objects or debris, determining what parties hold liability can be more complex. When you have an attorney knowledgeable in New York laws representing you, these matters are handled professionally. At The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC, our legal team will:
In most cases of falling objects, negligence is involved. A construction site may have violated state safety regulations, or a building has fallen into such disrepair that falling debris poses a danger to passers-by. The first step in any personal injury case is to establish that an act of negligence was the cause of a person being struck by a falling object.
Pedestrians and construction workers alike are in danger of injuries in cases of falling objects and debris. In general, the shape, size, and weight of the object and the height from which it fell contribute to the severity of the injuries sustained. Reported types of falling objects that have been reported as causing serious injuries include, but are not limited to:
A falling object hitting a worker or pedestrian can lead to serious or fatal injuries. Some of the common injuries sustained in these cases include:
Based upon the facts in the case, a property owner, construction company, or multiple parties may be held liable for your injuries. The first step in moving your case forward is to identify all liable parties. We have access to professional resources and experts to investigate the facts in your case and file a claim or lawsuit naming all parties that failed to in their duty of care to protect others from harm.
If falling objects or debris have seriously injured you or a loved one, contact our Brooklyn lawyers at The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC for a consultation.